Spend your weekend with the Eugene Arts scene. View, participate in, and enjoy these six events, kicking off the first weekend of December. There are performances to see, original artwork to take in, and things to build in Eugene and beyond.
First Friday ArtWalk
Hosted by the Lane Art’s Council, this month’s First Friday ArtWalk is hosted by Eric Alan, a music, arts, and culture host at KLCC. The tour starts at Eugene Mindworks at 5:30, taking attendees through Framin’ ArtWorks, OUT ON A LIMB Gallery, West Park St. Block, and ending at the Broadway Commerce Center. There are also other galleries, restaurants, and shops downtown that are offering specials during the ArtWalk.
Friday | 5:30 pm | Starting at Eugene Mindworks, 207 E 5th Ave., Ste. 220, Eugene | Free
PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero
For the kids or the kid-at-heart in your life, “PJ Masks Live!: Time to be a Hero” is coming to the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center this weekend. Based on the hit TV show, the show will feature everyone’s favorite pajama-clad heroes Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko as they take on their perilous foes. During the performance, the Pajama Program, a national non-profit organization, will be collecting new pajamas to give to children in need.
Friday | 6 pm | Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene | $29.50-$56.25
Wooden Sailboat Workshop
In its fourth year hosting this workshop, the Coos Bay Boat Building Center is holding a class to build your own miniature wooden sail boat. Open to kids and adults, you will be able to keep your creation at the end of the workshop. So whether it’s your maiden voyage or you’re a salty sailor, they have a boat for you to build.
Saturday | 10 am-2 pm | Coos Bay Boat Building Center, 100 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay
Springfield Christmas Parade
After initially being cancelled, the Springfield Parade is back on and bigger than ever, saved by a group of dedicated volunteers! Dubbed the Christmas Parade Miracle, the oldest and coldest Christmas parade is in its 65th year, and will follow the same parade route as in the past– 28th and Olympic to Mohawk to Main Street. Santa Claus has promised to visit, escorting the finish of the parade and ushering in the holiday season. See decorated cars, horses and floats of all kinds. Start the day with the annual Tuba Concert at noon.
Saturday | Downtown Springfield, 3rd & Main St, Springfield, 520/310-7434 | free
Camas Country Mill’s Holiday Bazaar
Hosted by the Camas Country Schoolhouse Bakery and Store, the Camas Country Mill’s Holiday Bazaar is the perfect place to find locally-made gifts including soaps and lotions, glassworks, and woodcrafts. With baked goods provided by the Bakery, you’ll be set all day long.
Saturday, 9 am-4 pm | Sunday, 11 am-2 pm | Camas Country Schoolhouse Bakery and Store, 91948 Purkerson Rd., Junction City
Singing in the Rain
Enjoy a classic at Jaqua Concert Hall at the Shedd Institute this weekend. Sing along to the legendary tunes that took Hollywood by storm as you enjoy the heart-warming tale about the transition from silent to talking films.
Friday-Sunday | Multiple performances | Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute, 868 High St., Eugene | $18.25-$38